Tuesday, March 2, 2021

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Wanted in Court (09/30/2020)

A bench warrant was issued on Sept. 23 for the arrest of Shawn Edwin Alan Leroy Freeman, 46, of Colusa, for failure to appear...

Stonyford man sentenced to state prison 

A Stonyford man was sentenced to state prison last week for being a felon in possession of a firearm.  Christopher Brian Wilkins, 59, pleaded no...

Accused bank robber rejects plea deal 

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Arrest log (10/21/2020

► Sarah Lorraine Ammons, 37, of Sacramento, CA, was arrested by the Colusa Police Department on 10/13/2020, at 10:06 PM, in the area of...

No reduced bail for ex-con charged with fleeing cops

A convicted felon and one of Butte County’s Most Wanted won’t get out of jail free. Despite new Judicial Council rules for clearing out jails...

Arrest Log (12/23/2020)

Delton Kody layman, 28, of Oroville, CA, was arrested by the Colusa County Sheriff's Office on 12/15/2020, at 11:44 AM, in the 600 block...

DA’s effort to keep killer in prison moves forward

A Sacramento County Superior County Judge has sided with the Colusa County District Attorney as having the authority to move forward with its lawsuit...

Arrest log (03/11/2020)

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Trial set for Princeton man

The man accused of deliberately crashing into an ATV in Princeton and seriously injuring a teenage girl in May is heading to trial.    Colusa...

Arrest log (08/19/2020)

► Allen Dale Epperson, 32, of Fairfield, CA, was arrested by the California Highway Patrol on 08/12/2020, at 8:12 AM, in the area of...

Man sentenced to prison for domestic violence

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Four arrested on felony pandering charges

A total of six people were arrested following a series of eight search warrants served in Colusa and Sutter Counties on July 25 –...

Re-sentencing hearing for Ramazzini pushed back

  The re-sentencing hearing for convicted murderer Nathan Ramazzini, initially slated to begin next week, will be rescheduled at the request of the Colusa County...

WANTED IN COURT (09/09/2020)

A $250,000 bench warrant has been issued for the arrest of Mario Robert Rafanan, 48, of Sacramento, after he twice failed to appear in...

Arrest Report (10/28/2020)

Manuel Garcia, 43, of Colusa, CA, was arrested by the Colusa Police Department on 10/19/2020, at 9:36 PM, in the 100 block of Market...

Colusa man sentenced to state prison

An inmate with a lengthy criminal history was sentenced to more than six years in state prison last week - the price he has...

Ramazzini re-sentencing hearing begins Tuesday

Next week, Colusa County Superior Court Judge Jeffrey A. Thompson will consider a motion to recall the ‘life without parole’ (LWOP) sentence for convicted...

Arrest Log (12/30/2020)

Kevin M Shannon, 48, of Village, CA, was arrested by the Colusa County Sheriffs Office on 12/22/2020, at 10:23 PM, in the area of...

Arrest log (06/10/2020)

► Ebed Mendoza Cruz, 48, of Williams, CA, was arrested by the Williams Police Department on 06/02/2020, at 4:41 PM, in the 200 block...

Arrest Log (01/06/2021)

Armando Velazquez Paez, 31, of Williams, CA, was arrested by the Williams Police Department on 12/23/2020, at 11:07 AM, in the 900 block of...

Williams Area CHP Commander arrested for DUI

The California Highway Patrol commander for the Williams Area was arrested for driving under the influence last month, while he was on the job...

Man convicted of raping child sentenced to prison 

A Williams man will spend the next two decades in state prison for raping a child under the age of 14.  Colusa County Superior Court...

Arbuckle man receives probation for shooting dog

EDITORS NOTE: In the printed edition of this article, it was incorrectly stated that Friel killed the dog; however, this was incorrect. The dog...

Garcia-Vaca appears for arraignment

Salvador Garcia-Vaca sat in Colusa County Superior Court today in shackles, and a bulletproof vest as he listened to a police detective say Karen...

Arrest Log (04/22/2020)

Justin Dean Moss, 38, of Shingletown, CA, was arrested by the Colusa County Sheriffs Office on 04/13/2020, at 3:39 PM, in the 400 block...

Investigators suspect alleged murderer Salvador Garcia received help from family

More than five months after the murder of Karen Garcia, the suspect in her murder – her ex-boyfriend and the father of her two-year-old...

Arrest log (07/15/2020)

► Jorge Villa Rosas, 25, of Arbuckle, CA, was arrested by the Colusa County Sheriff's Office on 07/06/2020, at 2:11 PM, in the area...

Arrest log (10/07/02020)

► Michael Steven Trapper, 36, of Fallon, NV, was arrested by the Williams Police Department on 09/30/2020, at 11:10 PM, in the 200 block...

Two arrested for meth possession, sale

On May 23, at around 4:52 PM, the Colusa County Task force, with the assistance of a Colusa County Sheriff’s Deputy and two California...

Jailhouse brawl could have devastating consequences

Two men who did not know each other prior to a jailhouse fight in March are both facing stints in state prison for violating...

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